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Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

Boyfriend pleads guilty in Hawkins assault, trespassing case sparked by fashion dispute

October 2nd, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon his arrest Tuesday it was discovered that Sherman Dean Douglas, 38, 907 University Ave., Knoxville, was also found to be wanted in Sevier County for violation of community corrections.

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Update: McConnell pleads guilty to sales tax evasion, gets three years probation

Update: McConnell pleads guilty to sales tax evasion, gets three years probation

October 2nd, 2014 5:39 pm by Rain Smith

The founder of a Kingsport paint and body shop has pleaded guilty to dozens of tax-related charges for a second time, with prosecutors saying terminal illness factored into his sentence of three years of supervised probation.

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Junk in the trunk? Alleged thieves nabbed while toting new heat pump

Junk in the trunk? Alleged thieves nabbed while toting new heat pump

October 2nd, 2014 2:18 pm by Rain Smith

Wednesday's unorthodox hauling of a heat pump — which police spotted protruding from the trunk of a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass — has spurred the arrest of alleged thieves on their way to a Sullivan County scrap yard.

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BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive

BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive

October 2nd, 2014 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

Business and vehicle windows were shattered at five separate locations along Stone Drive over the final week of September, according to police, resulting in approximately $7,000 in damages from a BB or pellet gun.

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Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

October 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Wednesday morning the newest member of the Hawkins County prosecution team, Akiah Highsmith, was sworn in by Judge John Dugger.

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ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:32 pm by NET News Service

ETSU University Relations said Wednesday someone reported to a campus security authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student acquaintance in his residence hall room.

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Woman sentenced for false assault report

Woman sentenced for false assault report

October 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who admittedly lied to police about being assaulted by her boyfriend last month was sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to probation and community service.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Jason Holt killed Down Home Pharmacy owner Stephen Lovell despite Lovell complying with Holt's request for oxycodone. A cutomer was also killed in the May 2013 robbery in Bean Station, where Holt had once worked as an officer.

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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns.

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